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Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) PGDip

London South Bank University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Health Visiting consists of developing, leading and managing activities that aim to promote health and social well-being, prevent health breakdown and ameliorate ill health through working with individuals, families, groups and communities. Through partnership working, health visitors seek to enable clients to take control of their lives whilst protecting vulnerable members of society. Public health work that promotes social inclusion and reduces inequalities in health is central to health visiting practice.

The course focuses on promoting the health of children, families and groups in a community setting. It considers the issues involved in safeguarding the health of vulnerable children, families and populations. The overall aim is to develop an effective practitioner who is able to identify actual and potential health needs, stimulate an awareness of health needs, facilitate evidence based health enhancing activities and influence policy at all levels.

Employability

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.

Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

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London South Bank University

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

The London advantage: LSBU is in the heart of the action in the most diverse city in the world, with accommodation on campus.
Major investment in LBSU’s London campus has delivered unique and modern facilities to improve students’ learning experience.
Employability focused. With a careers support and a Jobshop on campus, students can get expert advice and a head start on their career.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 77 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 53%

    68th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%

    52nd

    51
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    48th

    14

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